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Portrait of Tommaso Salini, with Two Studies of Heads

1625
Ottavio Leoni (Italian, 1578–1630)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 07 (state with the inscription "Thomas ... Salinus / Romanus ... Pictor" at top and "Eques Octavius / Leonus Romanus / Pictor fecit. 1625." at bottom)

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.7 x 11.5 cm (5 13/16 x 4 1/2 in.) Platemark: 14.4 x 11.2 cm (5 11/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.1036

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In the plate, at top, "Thomas ... Salinus / Romanus ... Pictor", and at bottom "Eques Octavius / Leonus Romanus / Pictor fecit. 1625."

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, the mark of P. Gervaise, Paris (died 1860)(Lugt 1078); verso, bottom center, stamped in black ink, the mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

P. Gervaise, Paris (died 1860)(Lugt 1078); Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris ((1770-1876)(Lugt 119); Charles M. Petitjean, Versailles (died c. 1925)(cf. Lugt 608); from whom purchased April 1, 1922

Credit Line

Gift of Gordon Abbott and George Peabody Gardner